A few years later, he had become a studio engineer in high demand, working with some of the biggest labels in rave history, building a discography that has earned him worldwide recognition. He was also a studio engineer for Dougal & Hixxy's Essential Platinum label, alongside Mickey Skeedale.
While DNA's choice of music had originally earned it's 'Hardcore' name through being a hard, gritty, uncompromising underground sound, it had begun to grow increasingly childish in it's musical direction. Many producers tried in vain to promote less mindless forms of Hardcore, but the fan base had grown accustomed to extremely fast, stomping cheesy music.
Although a desperate intent to produce in other styles was made clear, musical ambitions were often put on ice, with contractual obligations and studio politics stamping out any artistic freedom until late 2001.
Musically, DNA is now heading towards new horizons, with Hip Hop, Breaks and Artist development his new chosen frontiers.
DNA now releases Drum and Bass under the name Kiro.